Men?s Soccer Loses a Heartbreaker 2-1 in the Second Overtime Period
The Eagles fall to 2-6-0 overall and 0-2-0 in conference play after the loss. The Paladins improve to 7-4-1 in the regular season and 2-0-0 overall.
“I applaud our effort. We had a tremendous first half, but we were unfortunate not to be up 2-0 after getting the penalty kick,” said Head Coach Kevin Kennedy.
The Eagles scored on an indirect penalty kick play in the 18th minute of play. Senior Jon Kinsler (
Kinsler made a number of early defensive plays to stop Furman’s advances. He finished the day with a shot on goal and an assist.
The Paladins came out of the locker room and controlled most of the second half.
Steele made another great defensive play in the 73rd minute by using his head to knock away a free kick pass out of box.
The Paladins were finally successful in the 79th minute when Caleb Suri kicked a corner kick that Patrick White headed into the net to tie the match at 1-1.
“We gave away several free kicks in the second half, and they punished us finally on a corner,” said Coach Kennedy.
The match went to overtime and remained 1-1 after the first period. In the second overtime period, Patrick Murray scored the game-winning goal off of Eric Cobleigh’s inbound pass.
“In overtime it comes down to a chance here, a chance there, and we came up on the losing end,” said Coach Kennedy.
The Eagles return to action Saturday at 1 pm in
- Category: Men's Soccer
- Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2008 00:24